Podcast: “Strong religious commitment against war” – David Finke

David Finke is a conscientious objector, military counselor, and lifetime nonviolent activist. David shares his personal history.

All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic: From Vietnam to the Capitol Steps

Echoes of the war in Vietnam were everywhere. What about the conspiracy theories that animated the rage of Trump’s passionate followers?

Praise Be to Those Who Refused to Kill

Two 2021 books take a fresh look at the unheralded heroes of the Vietnam War: Vietnam’s Prodigal Heroes and Dissenting POWs.

Podcast: “I’m going in for a long time” – William Short

“I could probably speak louder with my photography than I could with my painting….I consider myself not just an artist, but a cultural worker.”

‘The Temperature in Saigon Is 105 and Rising’

What I learned about American power watching the U.S. leave Vietnam — and then Afghanistan decades later. by Philip...

Norway’s Ambassador celebrated 20th anniversary of Project RENEW in Vietnam

Project RENEW is a collaboration among the Quang Tri Province and international NGO’s including the Norwegian People’s Aid.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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The Last Hearing of a Khmer Rouge Leader

The Last Hearing of a Khmer Rouge Leader

The impending closure of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal must be recognized as the beginning of a new chapter in Cambodia’s search for justice. By Youk Chhang at...

Afghanistan | Vietnam Redux

Afghanistan | Vietnam Redux

Perhaps policymakers would avoid such folly, such willful blindness to reality, such hubris, such wishful thinking in the future. Fat chance.

The Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.

50 Years of GI Resistance, In and Out of Uniform

2019 is the year that we acknowledge and honor the courage, sacrifice, and moral strength of those who resisted.

Original Podcasts

Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.

On the Burns/Novick PBS Documentary

Critical responses to the 10-part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War (2018)

Philip Jones Griffith's Viet Nam

Highly recommended photo exhibit available to local community arts centers, galleries and schools.

Upcoming Events

“All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.”

— Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

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Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying the Price… Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government’s defiance of international law through waging...

Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans know from first hand experience that you cannot bomb your way to peace. More bombing will ultimately mean more division, bloodshed, recruitment for extremist organizations, and a continual cycle of violent intervention. Veterans for Peace September 23, 2014 -...

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL (THE WALL)   When then-president Barack Obama announced his government was willing to spend $63 million on a series of commemorations of the American War in Viet Nam stretching over a decade, we in Veterans...

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Order via lulu.com The second volume has been put to print and will soon be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.  We have added a few new touches for this collection of letters delivered to The Wall in 2017 and 2018 — for one, we have provided detailed...